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 Phillippus Aureolus Paracelsus

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Phillippus Aureolus Paracelsus Famous memorial

Birth
Einsiedeln, Bezirk Einsiedeln, Schwyz, Switzerland
Death
24 Sep 1541 (aged 47–48)
Salzburg, Salzburg Stadt, Salzburg, Austria
Burial
Salzburg, Salzburg Stadt, Salzburg, Austria
Plot
Enter cemetery through entrance on Linzergasse. Immediately turn left and walk along wall until you reach the first corner. Turn left and walk up the steps; the grave is on your right.
Memorial ID
12402 View Source

Physicist, Chemist. Born Phillippus Theophratus Bombastus von Hohenheim, he was a Medieval Swiss doctor and alchemist, noted for founding medical chemistry. Educated at the University of Ferrara, he was an army physician in Denmark, (1518-21). By 1526, he settled in Austria, where he acquired a reputation as a healer. He formed the basis of medicine for the times and balanced an order to maintain health. His successful cures through chemical, as opposed to herbal, medicines served to support his theories that diseases came from outside the body and he refused to prescribe the medicines of the local apothecaries.

Physicist, Chemist. Born Phillippus Theophratus Bombastus von Hohenheim, he was a Medieval Swiss doctor and alchemist, noted for founding medical chemistry. Educated at the University of Ferrara, he was an army physician in Denmark, (1518-21). By 1526, he settled in Austria, where he acquired a reputation as a healer. He formed the basis of medicine for the times and balanced an order to maintain health. His successful cures through chemical, as opposed to herbal, medicines served to support his theories that diseases came from outside the body and he refused to prescribe the medicines of the local apothecaries.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 12 Sep 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 12402
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12402/phillippus-aureolus-paracelsus: accessed ), memorial page for Phillippus Aureolus Paracelsus (1493–24 Sep 1541), Find a Grave Memorial ID 12402, citing Saint Sebastian's Cemetery, Salzburg, Salzburg Stadt, Salzburg, Austria; Maintained by Find a Grave .